3D Generalist (VFX)

Location: Bristol

Specialism: Visual Effects


Contract: Freelance

Axis VFX are looking for experienced 3D GENERALISTS to work on a variety of TV projects including acclaimed drama series’ and specialist factual as well as feature film projects.

If you’re a proactive, self-starter with a proven track record in turning out great looking work using Houdini, Maya, Arnold and can demonstrate a strong sense of lighting, we want to hear from you.

Candidates will work onsite/remote* in our Bristol based VFX studio. Immediate vacancies are for shorter freelance contracts, with the possibility of on-going work in the future.



  • Asset creation, including modelling, texturing and look dev

  • Match moving & Layout

  • 3D scene assembly

  • Lighting and basic compositing

  • Working closely with leads and Supervisors to achieve desired look and quality

  • Working to schedule and delivering work to agreed timelines


Essential skills/Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience of using 3D software within a production environment

  • Experience of using Houdini

  • Experience modeling in Maya

  • Experience with Substance Paint 

  • A good knowledge of any tracking software would be useful to have

  • Strong understanding of composition, light and colour

  • Knowledge of rendering techniques and optimization processes to minimise render times

  • Ability to take direction positively and working within a team

  • Experience with Nuke desirable

  • Programming or scripting skills useful, but not essential

  • Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks

  • Strong communication skills are critical as is high attention to detail

  • Solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations

  • Strong time management and organisation skills

  • Minimum of 3 years production experience

  • If candidates do not possess a degree, 5 years production experience required

  • Degree and work experience requirements may be waived if candidates can show exceptional skills

  • Experience with Zbrush is a plus

  • Experience with Designer is a plus


*Please note: Candidates outside of UK time zone must be willing to work within UK studio hours


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